Dmitri Korchak is to perform the title role in the opera Werther by J. Massenet. It is going to be Dmitri Korchak’s first performance on stage of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre.
On May 5 at 10 am, the ballet troupe of the K. S. Stanislavsky and V. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre holds an audition for dancers. Invited are ballet artists who graduated from choreography schools during 2013-14.
On February 22 at 11:3O the Theatre’s box-office opened ticket pre-sale for the June premiere - opera “Don Giovanni” by W.A. Mozart. The opera production team includes: the Artistic director of the Stanislavsky Opera Alexander Titel, Lithuanian stage designer Adomas Jacovskis, costume designer Maria Danilova. The musical director and conductor is the British conductor William Lacey.
The premiere dates are June 10, 12 and 14.
On April 23, Alexander Titel started rehearsals for the opera Don Giovanni by W. A. Mozart. Participating in the rehearsals are Hibla Gerzmava, Natalia Petrozhitskaya, Elena Guseva, Lilia Gaisina, Evgenia Afanasieva, Daria Terekhova, Dmitri Zuev, Dmitri Ulianov, Anton Zaraev, Denis Makarov, Sergei Balashov, Artiom Safronov, Dmitri Stepanovich, Felix Kudriavtsev, Alexei Shishliaev, and Maxim Osokin.
Today the world celebrates, not only the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare (whose exact date of birth is considered by many as just conventional, since only the date of his baptism has been legally documented), but also Sergei Prokofiev’s birthday. For the Musical Theatre it is, therefore, a double holiday.
Stanislavsky ballet's principal dancer Anna Ol made her debut in the ballet La Sylphide having performed the title role. Tatiana Melnik also made her debut as Effie.
On April 20, the People’s Artist of Russia Diana Vishneva performed the title part in the ballet Giselle. Her partner was the leading dancer of the Musical Theatre’s ballet Sergei Polunin.
Maksim Mironov has been awarded the Golden Mask in the Best Male Role in Opera nomination for the part of Lindoro in the opera L'italiana in Algere by G. Rossini. Congratulations!
The principal opera singer Daria Terekhova made her debut as Despina in the opera Cosi Fan Tutte.
The British conductor William Lacey, with whom Moscow audiences and our own singers are already familiar thanks to the work on B. Britten’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, has started rehearsals for the W. A. Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni. William Lacey has been engaged as the production’s musical director.
April 11 and 12 saw the premiere performances of Aida. It is the first time in the history of the Musical Theatre that it turned its attention to that opera masterpiece by Giuseppe Verdi. The production was staged by the outstanding German director Peter Stein, while conducting the premiere performances was the musical director of the production and the Theatre’s Chief Conductor, Felix Korobov. Two casts for the main parts were presented. Next performances are scheduled for April 14 and 16.
On March 16, the Theatre’s box office opened advance sales of tickets to the premiere performance of Manon. The ballet, staged by the prominent choreographer Kenneth MacMillan after the short novel L'Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by Abbé Prévost to the music of Jules Massenet is scheduled to premiere on July 4, 5, and 6.